Vietnam-Australia market to receive increased capacity as Vietnam Airlines readies itself for 787-10 deliveries

Vietnam Airlines could add capacity to Australia in 2019 as it takes delivery of 787-10 aircraft. Summary Vietnam Airlines intends to use its future fleet…..

Hilton’s new Connected Room to debut across USA in early 2018

Hilton has confirmed its new ‘Connected Room’ a high-tech guest room that enables guests to personalise and control every aspect of their stay from one…..

Latest commitment to liberalisation shows Africa has its eyes on the value of air connectivity prize

The signing last month of a commitment to deliver a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) may turn out to be yet another unfulfilled landmark…..

Changing market conditions – we speak to the industry!

In an era where demand for air travel continues to grow, and where competition in the dynamic aviation is getting fierce, airports and airlines must…..

Zambia intends to build a new hub airport for Africa

Zambia Airports Corporation Ltd (ZACL) recently claimed that investments at Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda International Airport are aimed at establishing a “new hub”, and that the…..

Qantas launches new direct, year-round Sydney-Osaka service

Qantas launched it’s fourth route between Australia and Japan today with a year-round Sydney-Osaka service. The route marks the airline’s 70 years of flying between the…..

More corporate travellers are opting to take a “Lyft”

Hallmark companies of the sharing economy including Airbnb and Uber are increasingly broadening their reach into the lucrative business customer base, and now Uber’s rival…..

Bitcoin Watch – Keep an eye on the cryptocurrency taking the world by storm

At the beginning of 2017, the highly volatile Bitcoin was valued at just below USD1,000, however recently it has skyrocketed well into the teens at a…..

Uber’s competition continues to grow: is the tech company being ‘out-teched’?

The European ride-sharing company Taxify officially launched in Sydney yesterday, bringing important competition to giant Uber. According to Taxify, the launch brings with it a…..

Is there a real need for speed for scheduled passenger airliners?

The latest generation of airliners now allow us to fly much further than we have previously, but should we just be focusing on range? Is…..